TLC Moving Ahead With Plan To Scrap Taxi TVThe Taxi and Limousine Commission plans to move ahead with its proposal to scrap the TV screens that can now be found in the back seats of city cabs.
NYC Taxi Commission OKs New Rules For App-Based Car ServicesThe commission initially required companies such as Uber and Lyft to submit any proposed app changes for its approval. The providers said that would stifle innovation.
TLC Public Service Announcement Takes On Cabbies Who Refuse ServiceThe 30-second spot opens with an African-American couple looking frustrated as a cab zooms by them.
NYC Taxis Testing New Safety Technology, Including 'Black Box' RecordersThe pilot program in a dozen taxis and for-hire vehicles keeps an electronic eye on the driver and the road.
CBS2 Exclusive: Cabbies Powerfully Moved By Video About Pedestrian FatalitiesThe city is trying to educate municipal drivers using a video with stories of pedestrians mowed down in crosswalks, hit-and-run accident, and a bicyclist killed by a truck.
Pedestrian Fatality Video To Be Used As Part Of NYC Cabbie TrainingNew York City cab drivers and other city workers will soon be required to watch a video about pedestrians killed by automobiles as part of the city's effort to reduce such fatalities.
Taxi & Limousine Commission Looks To Revamp 'Trouble Lights'Currently, drivers can activate the 4-inch circular orange lights, which are seen at the front and back of the cars, by flipping a switch to alert police when they are in danger.
TLC Commissioner Stresses Importance Of Seatbelts After Bob Simon's DeathThe TLC requires all of its registered vehicles to have working seatbelts, but there's no state law requiring passengers to wear them.
TLC Cracking Down On Unsafe Taxi DriversThe TLC issued 5,000 safety-related summonses so far this year. That's a 95 percent increase from last year.
Lyft Begins New York City Service After Agreement Reached With StateNew York's attorney general said Lyft agreed to operate "in full compliance'' with existing laws and regulations.
New York City Puts Brakes On Green Taxi Expansion PlanThe outer-borough taxis debuted a year ago, and more than 5,000 patrol parts of the city that were rarely well-served by the traditional yellow cabs.